michigan Legislative Alerts

Road package seeks $1.7 billion in tax hikes

December 19, 2014

The “deal” hammered out between political insiders will raise taxes to the tune of $1.7 billion in new revenue. (1) In addition to a mishmash of tax hikes, the plan includes giveaways to special interests that have nothing to do with our roads!

Oppose complex, tax-hiking roads “deal”

December 19, 2014

I urge you to oppose the tentative road-funding plan hammered out by political leaders today. Based on the limited information made available about this plan, it appears this package of bills would raise taxes on the middle-class by more than $1.8 billion.

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AFP Activists Protest President Obama’s Policies Outside Stump Speech in Detroit

November 01, 2014

Citizen activists with Americans for Prosperity-Michigan today protested outside President Obama’s speech at Wayne State University in Detroit. “Gary Peters and President Obama are sharing the stage tonight to promote economic policies that are toxic for Michigan families,” said Scott Hagerstrom, the group’s state director.

AFP Activists to PROTEST Obama’s Visit to Wayne State University, Nov. 1st

November 01, 2014

The grassroots group Americans for Prosperity-Michigan will protest President Obama’s visit to Wayne State University, advocating for the defeat of U.S. Senate Candidate Gary Peters. Even though the President is not on the ballot, Peters will be a rubber stamp for the President’s big-government agenda, the group contends.

AFP-MI Releases Parody of Congressman Peters “Frugal” Ad

October 16, 2014

Congressman Gary Peters isn’t frugal: That’s the message conveyed by an online “parody” video launched today by Americans for Prosperity-Michigan and backed by a six-figure online buy. The humorous 60-second video counters claims of “frugality” made in a recent TV ad from the Peters’ campaign by looking at some of the spending projects Peters has approved in Washington.